Did Christianity steal from pagan religions? Dr. Daniel Wallace, one of the world’s leading experts in New Testament Greek and New Testament manuscripts, addresses the supposed links between Christ’s resurrection story and that of Osiris, the Egyptian god whose story is told in the Egyptian Book of the Dead. The parallels simply don’t exist when you read the data. In the story of Osiris, he didn’t resurrect so much as live within death. Many of the parallels made between the Christian history and the Mystery Religions are not close at all. More often what we find is that the religions of the time changed their stories to fit that of the early Christians.
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